Stability improvement of matrix converter by digitally filtering the input voltages in stationary frame

Stability improvement of matrix converter by digitally filtering the input voltages in stationary frame

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The constant power control strategy of matrix converter (MC), which is commonly adopted in practice to suppress input disturbances, could result in system instability and oscillations of source currents and input voltages. To stabilise the system, a novel control method is proposed in this study, which is based on filtering the input voltages in stationary frame with digital high-pass filters of zero gain at the fundamental frequency. The filtered signals are injected to input currents so as to increase the input admittances for stability improvement. Since the filtered signals do not contain any fundamental frequency components, the proposed method would not affect the normal operation of MC. No matter the operation mode of MC is motoring or generating, the proposed method is always effective to improve system stability by adjusting the proportional coefficient and time constant of the digital filters. The feasibility and validity of the proposed method is verified by experimental results.


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